[FFmpeg-user] Desktop catpture attempt failed

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Tue Jun 10 21:54:35 CEST 2014

On Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:33:13 -0700 (PDT)
"mark_a_lee-abeng at yahoo.ca" <mark_a_lee-abeng at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> >$ ffmpeg -f x11grab -i :0 mydesktop.mp4" >
> seems to work perfectly for the entire desktop Carl Eugen.
> Duration: 34 secs
> Dimensions: 640 x 480
> Codec: H.264 / HVC
> Framerate: 30 frames per second
> Bitrate 64 kbps
> Mark.

It appears that your previous command was out of bounds of your actual
input size; meaning that your -s and/or your x,y offsets were too large.

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